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Universal (Sports Bar/Cafe/Restaurant/Live Music)

$$ - $$$,
90 Bui Vien, Pham Ngu Lao, District 1, Ho Chi Minh City 70000, Vietnam
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  • Excellent36%
  • Very good42%
  • Average9%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible7%
Travellers talk about
“nachos” (3 reviews)
“pizza” (5 reviews)
“burrito” (2 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Bar, Pub
$$ - $$$
90 Bui Vien, Pham Ngu Lao, District 1, Ho Chi Minh City 70000, Vietnam
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1 - 10 of 118 reviews

Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

My husband and I came in for the 60-80s DJ upstairs (sounds fun! But our poor experience with the waiter made us lose interest) but arrived too early so we decided to enjoy some food and take advantage of happy hour while we waited. The...More

Thank Katherine W
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Good for sport. Can be hard to catch waiters attention for drinks when busy. Quite small and crowded as people go for the sports. Very warm inside and smoky. Beers 50k a glass. Had loud music on. Which was not needed due to the loud...More

Thank katie2686
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Really enjoyed the food! We had burritos and the tacos they were so tasty and were a bit spicy which was amazing! Definitely will be going back again.

Thank robyn_f2701
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

My husband is NFL fanatic. Luckily on our visit to Vietnam, my husband found a bar where they show NFL on Sunday starting at midnight.(12 hours ahead of cst). Great atmosphere, nice staff and good bar food. If you are a football (soccer), they have...More

Thank Lisa D
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Great Bar for live music, People watching and a decent pint of Tiger Draft Located right in the heart of HCMC District 1 on Bui Vein (The Khao San Rd of Vietnam) I found the staff to be very friendly and the prices more than...More

Thank Paul V
Reviewed 17 August 2017

We ordered some beers and food. Waiters very slowly. Parasitic smiling hookers sitting outside alone or in small groups watching us all the time. Annoying. We asked 2 times for the change.

1  Thank frankmarcyaus
Reviewed 4 August 2017

Best seafood nasi goreng.. Freezing beer.. cheap and friendly.. great service and the only place that shows all sport including AFL. In district 1 ( backpacker area).Really good value. ( 3/8/2017)

Thank John H
Reviewed 8 July 2017 via mobile

Lovely bar great food and atmosphere. Great location. Highly recommended . Came here with a group of friends to watch a rugby match. We lost but we had a great time.

Thank Aoife G
Reviewed 24 May 2017 via mobile

Was drawn in by the hilarious waiter outside and had an amazing burger! Great for watching sports! Would recommend.

Thank John W
Reviewed 23 May 2017 via mobile

Came here to watch the NBA finals as my team was playing. Great vibe, great service and all the sports to can possibly need. Had a great time! Very extensive menu and awesome music.

Thank anjakeen
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$2 - US$7
Bar, Pub
Lunch, Breakfast, Dinner, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Seating, Television, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Waitstaff
Good for
Groups, Bar Scene
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 90 Bui Vien, Pham Ngu Lao, District 1, Ho Chi Minh City 70000, Vietnam
  • Location: Asia  >  Vietnam  >  Ho Chi Minh City
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